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Well-Rounded Education: Free Workshops At The Pleasure Chest

By Kim Bellware in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 23, 2010 4:00PM

Now that summer has officially started, school is out but the folks at The Pleasure Chest still want to help you get your learn on. Today through Thursday, the adult toy boutique’s Roscoe Village location is offering a series of free classes aimed at education on specific sexual techniques and upping general bedroom know-how. Sex and relationship educator Reid Mihalko will lead each of the two-hour long sessions. Pleasure Chest Manager Matt Hannigan says the workshops are “mostly visual and lecture with some simulated activity. No nudity whatsoever.”

Hannigan says that the workshops are open to all couples and singles, regardless of orientation, though attendees must be over 18.

“The workshops are educational” says Hannigan, “they’re really fun, and they help demystify many topics surrounding sex, how we do it, how we approach it, and how we even talk about it.” In addition to the new-found knowledge attendees will take home, participants will receive a 15% discount on anything in the store.

Though the workshops are free, space is limited to first-come, first-serve. If nothing else, the classes should make for a livelier “How I Spent My Summer Vacation.”

The workshop schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, June 22nd 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Dildos, Dental Dams & Deep Throating
Wednesday, June 23rd 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Backdoor Luvin' 101: Anal Pleasure for Beginners
Thursday, June 24th 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - G-Spot and Female Ejaculation

The Pleasure Chest is located at 3436 North Lincoln Avenue